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Another early Raider design, from the 1957 yearbook. This edition of the yearbook featured many scenes of foxhunting.

Photo courtesy of Tonya Dagstani.

Decades in the Making: A History of the Loudoun County Raiders

Emily Banner November 16, 2020

As the Loudoun County School Board voted this summer to change the school’s mascot, many students and community members remained unaware of the controversy which surrounded the original mascot. The...

New mascot creates tension among students

Maggie Sheridan November 16, 2020

  At the start of a year unusually challenging for all schools, with a move from in-person to distance learning, the Loudoun County community has had to adjust yet another change: the change...

One of the newly-released Captain logos, the only so far to present a personification of the new mascot.

The Captains deserve a better logo and here is why

Michaela Scott November 16, 2020

The logo selected to represent the Captains is an insult to the diversity of our school. With all the talent at our school, choosing stock art that a supposedly professional company "provided" is an insult...

Raider mascot

What is happening to all of the Raider markings at school?

Alexis Shugars November 11, 2020

With the change of our mascot before this school year, from Raiders to Captains, LCHS is forced to change most of the markings in school that have to do with Raiders. LCPS is funding these changes...

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